St. Joseph Health CT Technologist - Full Time/Nights - Emergency Center in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the CT Supervisor and the general supervision of the Director of Imaging Services, performs CT Scan procedures to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injuries.

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs CT procedures as prescribed by physician by determining the proper

technical factors on an individual patients basis.

  1. Positions patients accurately for the proper view of the affected area.

  2. Selects and operates CT equipment as directed.

  3. Prepares room, equipment and contrast media and administers contrast media to the patient as required by the procedure.

  4. Instructs patients as to the proper physiological requirements for the procedure.

  5. Identifies and develops film using proper technique, demonstrates proper filming procedures.

  6. Abides in the established departmental policies and procedures, objectives,quality

management, general and radiation safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  1. Maintains accurate records of procedures as required and performs necessary clerical duties.

  2. Instructs radiologic technology student on equipment operation,techniques and positioning.

  3. Ensures a clean working environment and stock supplies as necessary.

  4. Assist with exam scheduling and telephone inquiries as necessary.

  5. Performs archiving and other scan associated duties as required.

  6. Performs screening process of patients, staff, and equipment by following contraindications protocol to ensure the safety of such in the CTenvironment.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: One-year experience as a Radiologic Technologist preferred.

Training: Satisfactory completion of an AMA approved School of Radiology Technology.

License / Certification: Registered of Registry Eligible by the A.R.R.T., Licensed by the Texas Department of Health as a Medical Radiologic Technologist, CPR certifications within thirty (30) days of employment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

CT/MRI registry preferred.

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health System